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, and the environment. as government officials, our highest duty is to protect national security including the confidentialty of classified information. we have an obligation to protect individuals performing work on behalf the federal agencies from workplace violence. in recent years with congress' help, we took a number of important actions to strengthen protections of both national security information and the physical security of federal facilities such as improving the echtiveness and improvements and strengthen processes making national security and suitability determinations. we have to ensure the processes and the processes for granting or revoking access to systems fully mitigate risks. we have a multisector work force comprised of military, civilian, and contractor personnel. we worked to ensure robust policies and processes are applied to all individuals with access to federal facilities, networks, or classified information in a consistent manner. this approach reflects two important principles. first, the need to protect our national security is no less critical when the work i
the national security, including the confidentiality of confidential information. we have a critically important obligation to protect individuals performing work on behalf of federal agencies from workplace violence. in recent years with congress' help, we have taken a number of important actions to strengthen protections of both national security information and the physical security of federal facilities such as improving the effectiveness and efficiency of background investigations, and strengthening the processes by which agencies make national security and suitability determinations. we must ensure those processes and the processes for granting or revoking access to facilities and information systems fully mitigate risks. we have a multisector work force, comprised of military, civilian, and contractor personnel. we work to ensure robust vetting policies and policies are applied to all individuals with access to federal facilities, networks, or classified information in a consistent manner. this approach reflects two important principles, first, the need to protect our national s
war can win the engagement. that is why we have so many people that are in the national security agency. host: stories this morning about edward snowden asking for clemency from washington. one of the right of said this "my government continues to seek to criminalize speech as a felony -- host: what you think should happen with edward snowden? guest: we have laws in this country on classification, and it is very simple. we do not want to give our playbook to the other team. with that serious enemies out there in terms of terrorists who are trying to get on our shores and other strategic actors around the world, and we just don't want to be able to have them know what our plans and intentions are and how we are watching and monitoring these foreign actors. so that is why we have laws against leaking classified information, and so i think that acknowledgment that we had to be able to make her to no matter what you think of edward snowden, you have got to be able to have the ability as the u.s. government to protect certain categories of information. you think he will make it back t
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